Monday, September 22, 2008

For those who know me, KNOW I suffer with allergies. I have tubes in my ears. I tried to fight it this time.....but ended up at urgent care for almost three hours on Saturday just to get some amoxicillan. However, my ear is doing a lot better and I am not so loopy I have finally had a chance to work on this month's DD/DDA September Challenge. The challenge.....Create a NO LAYER card any size, any color. Your card base is it - no additional layers of cardstock or designer paper at all. Required Element: Masking - use masking or reverse masking in some way to create your design.Restricted Element: No use of the color pink (any shade) Ribbon and sentiment embellishments were allowed so I did used an oval punch for my sentiment. I used ONLY Stampin Up product for this card. The grid sheet really helped. I marked off my card dimensions and cut out size from grid paper. I then marked off the part of the center I wanted to tear out. I used the postive and negative portions of my homemade center to make this card. I used very vanilla cardstock-so saffron, close to cocoa, and black staz on ink-large oval punch, chocolate chip grosgrain ribbon, sponges, adhesive remover.


  1. welcome to the blogging world. you will enjoy it greatly. you create beautiful cards and I agree with you- just being able to share something I've handcrafted with someone makes it all worthwhile if i've put a smile on their face. I'm going to add you to my blog roll.

  2. This is beautious, Miss Betty!!! I love everything about this gorgeous is one elegant card!!!

  3. Beautifyl, Betty! welcome to blogging, you'll never be the same LOL!

  4. Awww, Betty. {hugs} Sorry you had to be in the hospital over the weekend, but glad to hear you're feeling better.

    LOVE your card for the DDA challenge. Awesome!!

  5. You sure nailed this one~ It's a beauty!

  6. And I am so sorry you were not feeling well. I hope things are looking up!

  7. This is so beautiful Betty, I love the black and gold tones, so rich and elegant. I'm sorry to hear you are ill, I hope you're feeling much better now.


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